Aspiring comic artists in the New York City area: dust off your portfolio. You can get your work reviewed by major editorial talent at NYCC today and tomorrow. You can also check out the new Wacom MobileStudioPro and win a Wacom Bamboo Spark.
At long last, ComiXology is kicking off a line of original digital comics. But rather than making it from whole cloth they’re partnering with Boom!, Valiant and the Harvey Kurtzman estate for this first run. So the results aren’t what you’d expect: an Adventure Time spin off; a high school version of the Valiant universe and […]
There’s been a lot of buzz about Lewis LaRosa’s work on Savage, a new title that’s part of Valiant’s “The Future of Valiant’ line of original comics series. And now you can see why. The 4-issue mini series, written by B. Clay Moore and drawn by LaRosa and Clayton Henry, features one of those […]
With a series of Cat Cosplay Variant Covers for December, Valiant has rewritten the entire comics industry in one fell swoop.
This is a super well deserved promotion for Gorinson, who has shown a lot of poise and insight in helping get Valiant books to the next level. He’s very dialed in to the industry on all levels. Disclosure: Valiant is a Beat advertiser. Valiant Entertainment today named Hunter Gorinson to the position of Vice President […]
Looks like retailers and readers are starting to groove on some of Valiant’s new publishing efforts. Britannia #1, a book about a Roman detective in 65 A.D. Britain by Peter Milligan (Detective Comics), Juan Jose Ryp (NINJAK) and Raul Allen has already sold out at the distributor level, and is getting a second printing. The first issue goes […]
Collecting things is a dangerous passion here at Stately Beat Manor, and now there’s Quidd, a mobile platform that allows you to collect various cards, stickers and emojis. Franchises already available as colelctible “packs” include Star Trek, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Ghostbusters, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Firefly, Bob’s Burgers, and more. Genius. And lets give […]
Author Cullen Bunn (Sinestro) has a few holes in his schedule thanks to his landmark title, Sinestro coming to an end along with his other DC work. While the writer moved onto X-Men as part of Marvel’s All-New, All-Different line of books, the author still has the time for a Battlestar Galactica ongoing at Dynamite […]
You’ve seen the news and art, but a brief report from the actual Valiant Summit. This was a briskly run and produced event; given that it was in a comedy theater at 2 in the afternoon there was a decent turnout who applauded enthusiastically. EIC Warren Simons and publisher Dinesh Shamdasani spoke about the general […]
The game for comics news announcements has been seriously upped in recent years, with Image Expo and the DC Rebirth live streaming, Marvel press conferences and the like and Valiant is getting into the game with #VALIANTSUMMIT 2016, a live event and Periscope livestream set for Tuesday May 17th at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade in […]